UMCES is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for faculty, staff, students, visitors, and volunteers in all sites owned, operated, or controlled by the University. This commitment includes: 

  •  Observing and following health and safety regulations, policies, and procedures in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations (MOSH, OSHA, EPA, NFPA, ANSI, NRC, MDE, AND DOT);
  • Participating in mandatory health and safety training;
  • Promptly reporting all safety and health hazards or violations and on-site incidents, injuries, and environmental illnesses; and
  • Giving due consideration to personal safety and the safety of others while performing assigned tasks.
  • Laboratory Safety 

Each of us should consider safety and environmental stewardship a personal responsibility and take appropriate measures to protect people and the environment.

Each campus has established a written Safety Program as outlined below.  
Your cooperation is required and appreciated in promoting UMCES Safety.

UMCES Environmental Safety Laboratory Door Sign Entry Form

Hazard Communication:

Safety Signs

Hazard Communication/Global Harmonization Standard (HCS, GHS)

For more information and/or suggestions contact the Environmental Safety Compliance Officer (ESCO) at HPL Ext. 8441 or Email umces-safety@umces.edu